Disability and the Future of Inclusion@Work: A Community Discussion
Kamala Kannan, Goodwill Industries of Dallas, Inc.
Disability and the Future of Work
Richard K. Scotch, Ph.D., Charles McConnel and Jeannie Alpert
University of Texas at Dallas
A presentation on research by Dr. Richard Scotch and his colleagues from the University of Texas at Dallas regarding employment issues faced by people with disabilities.
Shaping the Future of Inclusion@Work
Derek Shields, Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion
A facilitated discussion regarding the research findings and how employers can adopt policies and practices to enable talent acquisition, on-boarding and development to capture, retain and advance a more disability-inclusive workforce. The discussion will revolve around moving the model of effective strategies that have worked to date further, creating Inclusion@Work 3.0. Themes to be included: automation’s impact, moving beyond entry level, and recent trends from around the country… employee resource groups, Autism@Work, Spectrum Designs, customized integrated employment, and more.
April 23, 2019, 1 – 3 pm
Goodwill Industries of Dallas, Inc.
3020 N. Westmoreland Road, Dallas, TX 75212